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Guest Post: Cheers to the Holidays!

Guest post by Fine Wine & Good Spirits.

Add festive flair to your parties this season with fun, holiday-themed cocktail recipes that will get each of your guests into the holiday spirit!


  • ½ oz Russian Standard Vodka

  • ½ c cranberry juice

  • ½ c white cranberry-peach juice

  • 1 oz triple sec

  • Coconut for martini glass rim

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously, and pour into a martini glass rimmed with coconut.

Bailey’s Peppermint Cream

  • 1 ½ oz Bailey’s

  • 4 oz hot chocolate

  • Fresh whipped cream

  • Candy canes, crushed or mini marshmallows (optional)

  • Mint leaf

Make the hot chocolate according to directions on packet. Combine the first two ingredients into a coffee mug. Top with a dollop of whipped cream and sprinkle crushed candy canes or mini marshmallows on top. Garnish with a mint leaf. Enjoy!

Dam Good Cranberry

  • 1 oz New Amsterdam Vodka

  • ¾ c cranberry juice

  • Cranberries

  • Ginger ale

Combine first two ingredients; pour in a rocks glass over ice. Top with cranberries and a splash of ginger ale.

Mistletoe Punch

  • 1 ½ bottles Piper Heidsieck Brut, chilled

  • 1 (2 L) bottle ginger ale

  • 2 packages frozen strawberries

  • Fresh rosemary sprigs

Combine all ingredients in a bowl; stir and serve. Garnish with rosemary.

Enjoy & happy holidays!

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